• PAULO RICARDO SOARES ZEREU School of Music, Assumption University


Waltz, Brazilian Waltz, Brazilian Music History


       This study aims to explore, discuss and identify the specific socio-cultural factors concerning Brazilian music that influence the characteristics of the Brazilian Waltz. Furthermore, the musical meaning which determines the creation and national relevance of the Brazilian Waltz. The elaboration of historical aspects, the viewpoint of the hermeneutics of musical meaning, and the relational cultural context in Brazil will result in freedom of expression and interpretation of the national Waltz. In addition, the research will undertake an exploration of the history of Brazilian classical music. Moreover, would help in depth how musicians think, feel, and understand the characteristic features of the Waltz in Brazil and adds sustainable value, and is indispensable to Brazilian music education.


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